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YouTube Embed

A simple to use method of embedding responsive YouTube videos into your posts and pages but with powerful features for those that need them.

Version 4 removes a number of existing features. If you're upgrading from a previous version, please click here for further details. If you were using the widget feature then please head to the FAQ before proceeding.

YouTube Embed is an incredibly simple, yet powerful, method of embedding YouTube videos into your WordPress site. Options include:

  • XHTML and HTML5 compliant - works with all the latest browsers
  • Dynamic video sizing for responsive sites
  • Build your own playlists and play them back however you want
  • Automatically generate playlists based on user name or search text
  • Create multiple profiles - use them for different videos to get the exact style that you want
  • Google compatible metadata is added to the video output - great for SEO!
  • Fully internationalized ready for translations. If you would like to add a translation to his plugin then please get in touch
  • Support for Do Not Track
  • Compatible with Video SEO for WordPress, a3 lazy load and WordPress Video Overlay Ads and many more. In the case of Video SEO and WordPress Video Overlay Ads, their options will even appear under the YouTube Embed menu for total simplicity!
  • Use Turn Off The Lights? This plugin works with it beautifully.
  • iFrame Resizer and FitVids.js supported to improve content resizing
  • Works "out of the box" with 4K, 60FPS and Chromecast - stream your embedded videos to your TV!
  • And much, much more!

There are no premium features and no adverts - this is 100% complete and free! See the "Other Notes" tab for how to get started as well as the more advanced features. How easy is it to use? The fine people at Webucator have put together an excellent video showing you how to get started with it..

Requires: 3.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.3
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 30,000+

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Support

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